At an early age, George and his family were part of a company of German Palatines who immigrated to America with Baron deGraffenreid 1709-1710. In Craven County, 22 September 1711, The Tuscarorra Indians attacked and killed about 120 settlers - men, women and children. The only survivor of the Kornegay family was son, George, who was only ten years old. In August 1713, Jacob Miller (or Muller) took into his care two orphans and promised to teach them to read and write and take care of them until 21 years of age and to have them taught a carpenters trade. Names: George Kornegay and George Koonce.
George married Mary Fisher in 1726. They had ten children in the following order: Daniel, Elijah, John, Jacob, William, George, Mary, David, Abraham, and Joseph.
George served in the French and Indian War as a foot soldier in the Duplin, North Carolina, Militia, volunteering in 1754.
Judge H George Kornegay death was at Red Hill Plantation Duplin County North Carolina.
Wife Mary Fisher
John b.1730 d.1800
Jacob b.1733 d.1795
David b.1740 d.1784
Abraham b.1754 d.1809
George second wife Susannah Tetsche(Stech)
Daniel b.1760 d.1762
The names of the children has been pass down through the family and generation.
Making it very confusing - who is who.
Contributor: Joe Kornegay